About the job

Business Development Executive

Annual Salary Circa £25,000 + performance-related elements

35 hours per week

34 days’ annual leave

Thank you for your interest in the position of Business Development Executive at Kent Union Trading Ltd (KUTL); KUTL is the commercial arm of Kent Union. We are a vibrant, student-led organization with a bright future ahead of us. After a challenging few years, we are going from strength to strength with a renewed focus and energy to amplify the voice of our members and ensure they have a fantastic student experience.

Our driving force is our new strategy, which sets out our priorities over the next four years. Students are the reason Kent Union exists.

We are there through their university journey. Our amazing staff and volunteers work towards improving their experience, whether it’s helping them with their studies, practicalities of life or to have fun.

Information about the post

The role of Business Development Executive is an exciting opportunity within KUTL’s Business Development and Sales team, trading under the brand name SU Network. SU Network manage advertising, sponsorship, venue hire and fundraising sales opportunities at the University of Kent, as well as working in partnership with other Students’ Unions in Surrey, Bedfordshire and Cambridge to deliver similar services at these campuses.

As the Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for delivering the advertising, marketing, sponsorship and venue hire sales of Kent Union and other SU Network partners by working with the marketing and finance departments, as well as helping SU Network grow sales income and increase partnerships. We are looking for a driven individual who is excited by the diverse range of duties the role will offer, a team player who can assist and support Kent Union to achieve their business development objectives through SU Network.

Kent Union is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and we have recently introduced a BAME guaranteed interview scheme, full details of which can be found in the Recruitment Pack.

For a full recruitment pack and details about how to apply, please visit our website at www.kentunion.co.uk where you will find an Application Form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form both of which will need to be completed and returned to the Kent Union Recruitment email noted on the website by the closing date.

Closing date: Tuesday 12 July 2022 – 12 noon

Interview date: Wednesday 20 July 2022